Jeweler among those protesting peak season pop-ups
Local business owners in a popular Colorado resort town are calling for its government to impose restrictions on the number of permits granted to pop-up shops they say take advantage of the most profitable weeks of the year.
GIA to hold career fair in CA next month
The Gemological Institute of America’s next career fair is scheduled to take place Oct. 10 at its headquarters in Carlsbad, and registration is now open for companies that want to attend to find talent.
5 new, potentially good reads for September
National Jeweler sifted through Goodreads’ releases again this month to bring jewelers four more books that could be good for business, as well as one editor’s suggestion for a nice read on the side.
European trade show adds smartwatches
As the market for so-called smartwatches continues to grow, Inhorgenta Munich, the jewelry and watch trade show held in Germany, announced that a number of smartwatch manufacturers and brands plan to exhibit at the next show.
Refinery awards scholarships to students
Advanced Chemical has named Christine Harrington and Jack Livsey as the winners of its John Venditti Memorial Fund Scholarship, awarding the recent high school graduates $2,500 each.
White Pine offering discounted inventory
Recycled diamond and jewelry company White Pine Trading has purchased the inventory from recently liquidated wholesaler Bauman-Massa Jewelry Co., and will now sell the goods to retailers at a discount.